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Tarantula season

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by hwyhobo, Oct 2, 2004.


  1. hwyhobo

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  3. rhikdavis

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    What'd ya take the pics with? Are the Tarantula's in the wild?...
     
  4. hwyhobo

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    Olympus 3040. A bit passe by today's standards, weak zoom, but still works okay.
    The first two were. It was a challenge to get a few inches in front of their faces and have enough time to position the camera and allow for the shutter lag. Patience is recommended.

    The third tarantula was in a cage. The ranger pulled it out and let me play with it a bit. It was very furry, light, and it felt a bit like a touch of a cat rubbing lightly against you as it passes by.

    Tarantulas don't bite unless in self-defense or for food. As long as you're gentle with them, they're of no threat to you.
     
  5. hile

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    Tarantulas give me the willies. I don't like spiders.